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Perspectives in Ethology : Communication :  Communication - Donald H. Owings

Perspectives in Ethology : Communication


Hardcover Published: December 1998
ISBN: 9780306457647
Number Of Pages: 431

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This volume looks at future research in the field of ethology, not only by questioning what we now know, but also by presenting tractable ideas for empirical research.

Introduction: Perspectives on Communication (D.H. Owings et al.). The Behavior of Communicating, after Twenty Years (W.J. Smith). Conspicuousness and Diversity in Animal Signals (M.S. Dawkins, T. Guilford). What Is the Function of Song Learning in Songbirds? (M.D. Beecher et al.). Referential Signals (C.S. Evans). Sexual Selection and the Evolution of Advertisement Signals (M.D. Greenfield). Determinants of Conflict Outcomes (W.J. Hamilton III, J.W. McNutt). Incidental Emissions, Fortuitous Effects, and the Origins of Communication (M.S. Blumberg, J.R. Alberts). Studying How Cetaceans Use Sound to Explore Their Environment (P.L. Tyack). An AffectConditioning Model of Nonhuman Primate Vocal Signaling (M.J. Owren, D. Rendall). Speech Acts and Animal Signals (A.G. Horn). The Role of Information in Communication: An Assessment/Management Approach (D.H. Owings, E.S. Morton). Communication and Natural Design (N.S. Thompson).

ISBN: 9780306457647
ISBN-10: 0306457644
Series: Perspectives in Ethology : Book 12
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 431
Published: December 1998
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.81